Williams-Sonoma
2.9 of 5 533 reviews
www.williams-sonomainc.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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gone from good to bad, no longer classy

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Santa Monica, CA (US)

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma part-time

Prosnice employees to work with at bottom level

ConsThis company is no longer a classy upscale store that carries what you need or is good to their employees. Instead we carry silly gagdets tht are not practical but are overpriced and we don't carry some basic kitchen items that everyone should have. Top management only cares about bottom line-money and not about the best customer service. i also became embarassed 2 weeks ago when corporate told the managers to cut payroll in half at the bussiest time of tne year-no gift wrap, no answering phones, no greeting at the door-unbelievable! Pay for associates is too low and no acknowledgment of a job well done. Top management does not care about employees or try to keep them happy. Only good thing is the other associates that work there are great

Advice to Senior ManagementSorry but the CEO since Chuck died has run this company into the dirt

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A few of the smaller brands are ran like a start up company rather than a major big brand retail company.

Graphic Designer (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Having a great brand on your resume. Cons: The company is so heavily branded working there as a… Advice to Senior Management: Allow your designers to be designers and budget for the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Holiday Help Cashier (Current Employee)
Providence, RI (US)

I have been working at Williams-Sonoma part-time for less than a year


Pros: great discount for employees with company Cons: low salary just over minium wage Advice to Senior Management: need better training and experience Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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